Legislative Framework

Lake Kerkini Management Authority was found by the laws 2742/99 (OJ 207Α/7-10-1999) and 3044/02 (OJ 197Α/27-08-2002) aiming to administer and manage the area of the wetland Kerkini.

It is supervised by a Board of Directors appointed by a ministerial decision of the Greek Minister of Environment and Climate Change. The Board of Directors consist of representatives of ministries, local authorities, professionals’ unions and environmental organizations. It is mainly funded from the Greek Ministry of Environment and Climate Change through the Operational Program “Environment”.